Archive for April, 2013

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Review Of $10 Wine – A Red Zweigelt From Austria

Monday, April 29th, 2013
I think this is our very first Austrian red. Even if this is the nation's most widely planted red grape, few people have ever heard of Zweigelt. It is is a crossing of the local Blaufraenkish and St Laurent, a little-known relative of Pinot Noir, which is the most planted red grape in the Czech Republic. Now if the Czechs could do wine as well as they Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wine – Revisiting A Riesling From Mosel, Germany

Sunday, April 28th, 2013
Once in a while I forget myself. I already reviewed this wine about a year ago. I guess it didn't make much of an impression. It's a German Riesling. It stems from arguably the best region for this sometimes noble, often pedestrian grape, the Moselle/Saar/Ruwer region of southwestern Germany, not far from France. I tried once again unsuccessfully to Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Near Weekly Review Of $15 Wine – An Organic Red Blend Signed France

Saturday, April 27th, 2013
Today's wine is an organic offering that comes from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southeastern France. This winery was founded in 1993 by a winegrower and a trade union official. Their 44 hectare (about 110 acre) vineyard is situated about 15 kilometers (some 10 miles) southwest of Perpignon, between the sea and the mountains. Unfortunately their Read The Post [...]

Eat In The Chinese Style

Friday, April 26th, 2013
By Tom Gates Like eating those yummy noodles? Eat it with wooden chopsticks! Enjoy it the Chinese way! Chopsticks are originally used by the people of the Mongoloid race i.e. the Chinese, the Vietnamese, the Koreans and the Japanese. Blunt chopsticks are used by Chinese and chopsticks with pointed ends are used by the Japanese. Use of chopsticks Read The Post [...]

Ways to Make the Ideal Salsa

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
By Abbey Markland When you think of condiments you no doubt think initially of Ketchup, mustard, relish and various other dressings that have been part of the American culture for a long time. Recently nonetheless, with the advent of globalization, extended travel opportunities and the internet, we have actually been exposed to and tasted cuisines Read The Post [...]

The History And Technology Behind K Cups

Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Single-serving coffee pods have grown from a nearly nonexistent market to between 8 and 10 percent of all ground coffee sales. Combine sales for the cups now exceeds $700 billion and is expected to increase in the future. The demand is driven by the 65 percent of adults who drink coffee and the 51 percent of consumers who want to brew and drink coffee Read The Post [...]

Learn to Style Food Like a Professional Chef in Eight Easy Steps

Sunday, April 21st, 2013
By Amy Aversa Have you ever wondered how caterers and chefs manage to make food look so delicious? Have you tried at home to replicate their same recipes, yet found yours somehow lacking? A huge contributing factor in what makes the food they prepare so special is the presentation. Caterers know exactly how best to present food, garnish it, pair Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Near-Weekly Guide To $15 Wine – A Kosher Spanish Tempranillo

Saturday, April 20th, 2013
Elvi wines claims a heritage that dates back to 1492. They have been making Kosher wine since 2003. While their vineyards are located in the Montsant wine region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain they also source grapes from several other regions. This wine carries the prestigious Rioja DOC (Denomacion de Origen Calificada) appellation signifying that Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Review Of $10 Wine – Revisiting An Argentine Tempranillo

Friday, April 19th, 2013
You simply cannot find many Kosher wines for $10 any more in our neck of the woods. And this wine was Kosher for Passover to boot, a factor that definitely implies additional processing costs. By the time I realized that today's wine was no newcomer, it was too late to get another for this column. I didn't feel like tossing a perfectly good wine down Read The Post [...]

Different Kitchen Cabinets Choices

Friday, April 19th, 2013
By Ditte Toft There are too many types of kitchen cabinets out there that you would be hard press to learn them all. Of course if you are planning on constructing your own kitchen cabinet soon then it's going to be of utmost importance that you learn about it as soon as possible and as many as you can. It's one of those decisions which will stay Read The Post [...]